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Ninian Park Primary School


What's new this week?

Hello again,


I hope this week has been a good one for you and your family.


This week we have seen the amazing Colonel Tom raising over £33 million pounds for charity and celebrating his 100th birthday; as well as the birth of the prime minister's sixth child; and we have had the delight of seeing lots of your wonderful work on Seesaw.  What a week it's been.  Even the sun couldn't stay away for long.


This week's new websites to check out are - 



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Health and Well-being


BBC Teach – Feeling Better

In this series of short films Dr Radha Moghil explores a range of feelings and emotions, as well as providing talking poitns and tools for feeling better. 

Healthy kids cooking recipes

Now is a time for kids to learn life skills alongside academic ones.  Cooking is something that encompasses it all – maths, language, science, health, etc.

Language, Literacy & Communication


BBC Teach – Understanding Poetry with Joseph Coelho 

A series of short films with poet Joesph Coelho, pupils can explore the way poetry can be inspired by the everyday all around us. 

Foreign language tuition:  

Free language learning for school children with Rosetta Stone 

Enable your kids to use their time at home in a meaningful way. School children get 3 month free access to Rosetta Stone.

Mathematics & Numeracy


Natwest – Money sense

Learn about maths and money skills all in one place.

Counting with Rodd 1 

A fun series of short films using rhymes and songs to help children with counting, addition and subtraction 

Science & Technology


15 very simple science activities

The simplest things in life are the best, why not take a look at some simple science investigations at home with your child to get them exploring and thinking outside of the box. 

BBC Teach – The Great British Year 

A series of spectacular clips exploring British plants, animals and landscapes throughout the four seasons of the year. 


Expressive Arts


Google – Arts and Culture

A treasure trove of resources from around the world, just waiting for you to explore.

BBC - Bring The Noise

An educational campaign set to help primary school teachers and parents inspire children to become musicians and see the joys of music-making. Musicians and artists will come together for the campaign from BBC Education which is aimed at children between the ages of four and seven. 



BBC – Our World

In this series of short films, two children give us an insight into their lives and show us what it’s like to live in contrasting parts of the world 

Focusing on geographic themes such as size, climate and terrain, this series compares the experiences of children living in the UK to contrasting places around the world. 


BBC Teach – My Life, My Religion: Hinduism 

A series of short films in which 14-year-old Simran and 11-year-old Vraj explain the traditions and beliefs of their Hindu faith. 





You might also want to take a look at these inspirational TED talks for children and teenagers - 


Everyone at Ninian Park Primary hopes you have a happy and healthy weekend.